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      06-03-2020, 11:15 AM   #1
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M4 Must Haves

Just bought my first M4 last week and I was curious what are some Must Have mods to this car?
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Just bought my first M4 last week and I was curious what are some Must Have mods to this car?
1) Good tires with a good alignment
2) Window Tint
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Carbon fiber lip and spoiler, 1" drop, Bootmod3 tune.
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      06-03-2020, 12:15 PM   #5
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A high-quality ceramic tint was the first thing I did.
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Carbon splitters, lip, side skirts, diffuser, and spoiler. A drop is absolutely required as well. The car is fast enough as is, and tuning brings an inherent danger these engines have in regards to a spun crank hub. Not a widespread problem, but you should know what you’re getting into prior to tuning.

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Paint protective film should be your first thing. Which isn't a mod. This car inhales everything on the road.
Second to that I would say a front lip, it helps plant the car at 125+
Third should be tires.
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Just bought my first M4 last week and I was curious what are some Must Have mods to this car?
Don't jump into a tune without doing research on reliability/crankhub and traction issues. I'm not saying don't do it, I'm just saying do thorough research as the car is still fast stock and if you want more from it you need to cash out on tires and make sure you're good for repairs if they come up. I'm staying stock because I care about long term reliability and traction.

Must-haves; gloss black grills if they're still chrome, black badge, bigger exhuast tips as the stock ones are a little small. Rear diffuser and m performance spoiler, IND side fender black badge, if your car isn't black I'd strongly consider the splitters + lip. If it's black just get a lip.

Lower it if you want, but I think with a lip the car starts to look lower to the ground already without springs and springs + lip can be risky in terms of breaking your lip depending on where you live.
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If out of warranty I would consider a stage 1 tune. Crank hub issues are overblown and mostly affect cars pushing over 500hp. Spoiler, mirror caps, black grill all good suggestions depending on cars color. Legal delete on nav screen useful. I added a subwoofer and amp to add bass.
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Phase 1: Cosmetic
Car is pretty fast stock. Enjoy it, appreciate it.
1. Get rid of the chrome
2. Get color matched reflectors
3. 19" wheels
4. Tints
5. Springs

Phase 2: Performance
Car could be faster.
1. Tune
3. Downpipes
3. Charge pipes

Phase 3: Sound
Car could sound nicer
1. Exhaust
2. Intake
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Seat time .... know your car first and the rest will answer itself. Trust the process.
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Tint and coding is literally all you need.
PPF, ceramic coating.
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PPF - protect the paint
HAS Lowering Kit
AA Midpipe

Downpipe
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No wonder everyone car looks the same
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Driving school and autox. best mod
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Front camber plates, different brake pads, wider wheels and tires
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My priority:
Black all trims (if not already)
Carbon fiber aero
Spacers
Exhaust tips
Tune
Single midpipe
Painted reflectors
Interior upgrades (lighting, CF trims, shifters)
Coilovers, -Spacers +Wheels
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Oh hey, another F8x in Boulder. Holler if you want to meetup or hit up some canyons/tracks. Don't suppose you've got an Austin Yellow F82? Saw one on Monday that looked amazing.

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Just drive it and enjoy. Don't rush into mods.

Been eyeing CF body bits for my car... but after-looking at photos I've taken of it so far, I might just leave it stock. Looks classy, doesn't draw too much attention. Not sure I want everybody staring at me everywhere I drive...
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Let’s see some pics!
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